3 Reasons You Should Use a Recruitment Firm

Written by Channel 8 Cleveland on July 22, 2013. Posted in Job in sales, Sales people, Sales recruitment

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Hiring new employees is one of the most important parts of building and improving a company. It is not just about finding any person to fill an open position, hiring is about finding the right person for your company. The cost of a sales hiring mistake can be six to ten times more than the base salary of that person. Recruitment agencies are the best way for an organization to find and hire the right employees. Here are 3 reasons your sales company should use a recruitment agency next time you are looking to hire.

1. Sales Recruitment Agencies Save Time

Recruiting firms screen and hire place sales associates with companies, managing the process from start to finish. The firms take over the early steps of searching for, interviewing and performing background checks on candidates, allowing your company to focus on current agendas and making more sales. The process of collecting applicants information, organizing and reviewing not just takes time, it will also cost your company directly and indirectly. A recruitment firm can prevent you from losing that money.

2. Firms Understand What Makes a Good Candidate

In order to make a good sales representative, recruits need good research skills to find out about more about their prospects and understand their business. Patience and perseverance are the two most important skills a sales person can have. Recruitment agencies know what makes a good sales associate and will seek out candidates possessing theses qualities and understand the importance of research.

3. Executive Recruiting Firms

Recruitment firms can be used not just for hiring sales people, but executives as well. Executive recruiting firms are companies that specialize in seeking out executive professionals for organizations. Executive search agents typically have a wide range of personal contacts in their industry or field of specialty. At any given time, they likely have several candidates with lots of experience and skill ready and able to be hired. An executive recruiting firm would be a great asset to any growing business looking to expand further.

A recruitment agency will be able to assist your organization in finding that right members for your sales or executive team. These firms specialize in seeking out the best candidates and will save your company time and money. If you are looking to expand your team, it might be time to contact a recruitment firm.

Comments (3)

  • October 7, 2013 at 10:20 am |

    Recruitment firms can save time and money by taking over the long process of hiring new employees. Think of how many steps there are to hiring. Letting someone else manage that process can let your company focus on making more sales.

  • Marc Peterson
    March 7, 2014 at 4:11 pm |

    Can recruitment agencies be used for temporary employment too? Or would you have to contact a temp agency explicitly for that?

  • Jesse Ortiz
    April 6, 2014 at 5:38 pm |

    Can recruitment agencies be used for temporary employment too? Or would you have to contact a temp agency explicitly for that?

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